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Match 31 of the Big Bash League, 2023/24 will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes (STR vs HUR) at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on 9th January at 02:10 PM IST.

STR vs HUR (Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 31 - Match Information

Match: Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes, Match 31
Date: 9th January, 2024
Time: 02:10 PM IST
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

STR vs HUR (Adelaide Strikers vs Hobart Hurricanes), Match 31 Preview

Adelaide Strikers have played 6 matches in the series and they are currently ranked sixth on the points table, while Hobart Hurricanes have played 7 matches in the series and they are currently ranked fifth on the points table.

Big Bash League, 2023/24 Points Table

The points table of Big Bash League, 2023/24. Detailed table of matches played, matches won, matches lost and Net run-rate.

Team P W L Pts. NRR
HEA 8 6 0 14 +1.435
SIX 8 4 2 10 +0.253
SCO 6 4 1 9 +1.153
STA 8 4 4 8 -1.122
HUR 7 3 4 6 -0.066
STR 7 2 4 5 -0.231
THU 6 1 4 3 -0.421
REN 8 1 6 3 -0.520

Both teams last played against each other in Match 30 of the Big Bash League, 2022/23 where Matthew Short scored the highest fantasy points for Adelaide Strikers with 163 match fantasy points while Tim David topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Hobart Hurricanes with 94 match fantasy points.

In the last match played by Adelaide Strikers against Perth Scorchers, Adelaide Strikers beat Perth Scorchers by 9 wickets. The top fantasy player for Adelaide Strikers was Matthew Short who scored 144 fantasy points.

In their last match in this series against Brisbane Heat, Brisbane Heat beat Hobart Hurricanes by 1 run (D/L method). The top fantasy player for Hobart Hurricanes was Chris Jordan who scored 99 fantasy points.

STR vs HUR, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 158 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions.

Weather Report for Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

The temperature is expected to be around 23°C and humidity is expected to be around 43%. 3.54 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 75% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. 

STR vs HUR, Head-to-Head

In the 21 matches played between these 2 teams, the bowlers of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Chris Lynn 5 253 50.6 0 0 50, 27, 83, 56, 37 -
Ben McDermott 5 109 21.8 0 0 16, 25, 53, 4, 11 -
Caleb Jewell 5 93 18.6 0 0 4, 13, 31, 45, 0 -
  1. Christopher Austin Lynn

    Chris Lynn can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.2. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, Chris Lynn has scored 50, 27, 83, 56 and 37 runs at an average of 50.6 per match.

  2. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. This player is a top-order, right-handed Bbatter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, Ben McDermott has scored 109 runs averaging 21.8 per match.

  3. Caleb Paul Jewell

    Caleb Jewell is a batter with an average of 28 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 4, 13, 31, 45 and 0 runs at an average of 18.6 per match.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Chris Jordan 4 13 2.6 5 1 0, 2, 0, 0, 11 3, 0, 0, 2, 0
Henry Thornton 3 6 1.2 3 0.6 0, 0, 2, 0, 4 1, 2, 0, 0, 0
David Payne 4 8 1.6 6 1.2 0, 0, 8, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 3, 1
  1. Christopher James Jordan

    Chris Jordan can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Chris Jordan has an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. He bowls right-arm fast-medium and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1. Chris Jordan has had a good time at this venue as in the recent 4 matches he played here, he has taken 3, 0, 0, 3 and 0 wickets.

  2. Henry Thomas Raphael York Thornton

    Henry Thornton can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.2. Henry Thornton bowls right-arm fast and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 1, 2, 0, 0 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.6. This player has a good record at this venue as in the last 3 matches Henry Thornton played here, he has taken 1, 0, 2, 2 and 4 wickets.

  3. David Alan Payne

    David Payne is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.8. This player is a left-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, David Payne has taken 2, 0, 0, 3 and 1 wickets at an average of 1.2. He has a good record at this venue as in the last 4 matches this player played here, he has taken 7 wickets.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Matthew Short 3 206 41.2 1 0.2 76, 0, 74, 56, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Corey Anderson 3 55 11 0 0 0, 2, 0, 41, 12 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Jamie Overton 3 20 4 2 0.4 0, 0, 1, 19, 0 0, 2, 0, 0, 0
  1. Matthew William Short

    Matthew Short is an all-rounder with an average of 77 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Matthew Short is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 76, 0, 74, 56 and 0 runs at an average of 41.2 per match.

  2. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson is a punt player for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.9. Corey Anderson is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 55 runs averaging 11 per match.

  3. Jamie Overton

    Jamie Overton is an all-rounder with an average of 46 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, Jamie Overton has scored 0, 0, 1, 19 and 0 runs averaging 4 per match.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Matthew Short 3 206 41.2 1 0.2 76, 0, 74, 56, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Chris Lynn 5 253 50.6 0 0 50, 27, 83, 56, 37 -
Sam Hain 5 76 15.2 0 0 0, 51, 11, 14, 0 -
David Payne 4 8 1.6 6 1.2 0, 0, 8, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 3, 1
Corey Anderson 3 55 11 0 0 0, 2, 0, 41, 12 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Tim David 3 34 6.8 1 0.2 0, 27, 0, 6, 1 0, 0, 1, 0, 0

The top point-getters for Adelaide Strikers are Matthew Short with 144 match fantasy points, Chris Lynn with 74 match fantasy points and David Payne with 62 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for Hobart Hurricanes are Sam Hain with 73 match fantasy points, Corey Anderson with 56 match fantasy points and Tim David with 48 match fantasy points.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Matthew Short 3 206 41.2 1 0.2 76, 0, 74, 56, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
Corey Anderson 3 55 11 0 0 0, 2, 0, 41, 12 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Chris Jordan 4 13 2.6 5 1 0, 2, 0, 0, 11 3, 0, 0, 2, 0
Chris Lynn 5 253 50.6 0 0 50, 27, 83, 56, 37 -
Ben McDermott 5 109 21.8 0 0 16, 25, 53, 4, 11 -
  1. Matthew William Short

    Matthew Short is an all-rounder with an average of 77 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order batter who bats right-handed. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 76, 0, 74, 56 and 0 runs at an average of 41.2 per match.

  2. Corey James Anderson

    Corey Anderson is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Corey Anderson has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.9. He is a left-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 55 runs at an average of 11 per match.

  3. Christopher James Jordan

    Chris Jordan is a bowler with an average of 39 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.4 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Chris Jordan is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the last 4 matches, he has taken 3, 0, 0, 2 and 0 wickets at an average of 1. This player has bowled well at this venue as in the last 4 matches Chris Jordan played here, he has taken 6 wickets.

  4. Christopher Austin Lynn

    Chris Lynn is a batter with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 9.2 and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 253 runs averaging 50.6 per match.

  5. Benjamin Reginald McDermott

    Ben McDermott is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Ben McDermott has an average of 45 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, this player has scored 16, 25, 53, 4 and 11 runs at an average of 21.8 per match.

STR vs HUR Squad Information

Adelaide Strikers (STR) Squad: Chris Lynn, David Payne, Cameron Boyce, Jamie Overton, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Matthew Short, James Bazley, Adam Hose, Henry Thornton, Henry Hunt, Wes Agar, Jake Weatherald, Brendan Doggett, D'Arcy Short, Lloyd Pope, Harry Nielsen, Benjamin Manenti, Josh Kann and Thomas Kelly.

Hobart Hurricanes (HUR) Squad: Matthew Wade, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Sam Hain, Ben McDermott, Sam Heazlett, Liam Guthrie, Caleb Jewell, Riley Meredith, Nikhil Chaudhary, Iain Carlisle, Tim David, Macalister Wright, Nathan Ellis, Mitchell Owen, Peter Hatzoglou and Patrick Dooley.

STR vs HUR Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keeper: Alex Carey

Batters: Chris Lynn, Caleb Jewell and Jake Weatherald

All-Rounders: Matthew Short, Corey Anderson, Chris Jordan, D'Arcy Short and James Bazley

Bowlers: Henry Thornton and Nathan Ellis

Captain: Matthew Short

Vice-Captain: Chris Lynn

Photo credit: Alamy

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